The Dalles Facts

  • Established: 1857
  • Population: 15,646 (2017)
  • Miles to Portland: 81.9 to Portland International Airport
  • Known for: Cherries, Sunshine, Fishing, History & more!
  • Average Rainfall: Less than 15 inches a year!

Simply Sunsational

  • 300+ Days of Sun!

    The Dalles is known for our Sun! We feature over 300 days of sun a year! Even during winter, the sun is out!

Simply Delicious!

  • Cherry City!

    The Dalles is a major producer of Cherries! Bing, Rainier, Royal Ann’s and our most popular – Maraschino’s! The Dalles produces the most cherries per capita in the world! With most of our cherries going to desserts. Ben & Jerry’s, Dryers & Byers all use our cherries for their ice cream! Now THAT is a delicious fact!

Less Rain = More FUN!

  • For each mile you drive East of Hood River towards The Dalles you get one less inch of rainfall a year!

Simply Sunsational … The Dalles!

Welcome to Simply Sunsational The Dalles and the sun drenched eastern entrance to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

We are thrilled to show you all we have to offer. We are proud of our community’s rich history.

See why so many travelers… #EXPLORETHEDALLES

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